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Christiaan Eijkman

Dutch physician

Christiaan Eijkman (August 11, 1858 - November 5, 1930) was a Dutch doctor.[1] He won the 1929 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Sir Frederick Hopkins, for the discovery of vitamins

Christiaan Eijkman
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Christiaan Eijkman
BornAugust 11, 1858
Nijkerk, Netherlands
DiedNovember 5, 1930
Utrecht, Netherlands
Alma materUniversity of Amsterdam
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1929)
Scientific career
FieldsTropical diseases

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Biography of Christiaan Eijkman". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-06-26.